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Posted on Jun 28, 2013 in Electronic Games

Rising Storm – PC Game Review

Rising Storm. PC game review. Publisher and Developer, Tripwire Interactive. Standard game, $19.99 on Steam. Passed Inspection: Nails the difficult task of giving players a balanced game in an asymmetrical fight among combat troops in the Pacific Theater. Beautifully rendered battlefield maps from thick jungle combat to close-quarters combat in buildings. Failed Inspection: There are only 6 maps, which leaves players wanting only more! Thankfully, the developers have said new content is on the way. This summer, Tripwire Interactive’s Rising Storm picks up where the Red Orchestra series left off last year with Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45. The new release covers the brutal and desperate fighting in the Pacific Theater of World War II. This is a nice change-up from the European fighting we’ve seen lately from first person shooters, and it tackles the sometimes difficult task of creating a balanced game between American and Japanese forces. The stand-alone expansion is available on Steam and is a fully modified game of the Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad first...

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Posted on Jun 11, 2013 in Electronic Games

Matrix Games – Slitherine – AGEOD Looking for Producers

This release was sent to Armchair General. If you’re interested in working in the game industry, check it out. Matrix Games / Slitherine / AGEOD are recruiting AGAIN! We are looking for a Producer to join our ever expanding team at our offices in Epsom, Surrey. Applicants should have a sound knowledge of all aspects of the turn based strategy genre and ideally will be a fan and player of our games.  Previous experience in the industry is not a prime requirement. It is much more important that you understand these types of game and be able to analyze what makes them work Our Producers are very much engaged with our developer partners from the very earliest stages of game development and should be able to provide supportive comment and feedback on all aspects of Game design, UI, Artwork, Marketing and just about any aspect where a developer may need advice. Age is not a criteria here, so If this is a role that might interest you please send...

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Posted on May 17, 2013 in Electronic Games

War Thunder – MMO Game Preview

A preview of the War Thunder MMO from a beta player says the game is fun to play, with various levels of realism to suit all tastes. The graphics are beautiful, the sound immersive, and the game is fun to play, but at present there are some problems.

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Posted on Mar 1, 2013 in Electronic Games

Great Big War Game – iOS Game Review

The iOS game "Great Big War Game" from Rubicon Games rounds out the essentials of a turn-based combat game with little touches that add another layer of challenge, and is a lot of fun to play, though after awhile the weak AI takes away some of the joy.

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